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The Department of Sociological Studies (DSS) aims at teaching and research for advancement of theoretical and applied understanding of society for human welfare. The Department seeks to explore various issues and problems related to the socio-cultural understanding in the context of national development. The Department disseminates qualitative and standardized education and trains students in both qualitative and quantitative aspects enabling them to contribute quality sociological knowledge. The Department encourages students to engage in serious academic discourse leading to understanding of society through active participation in and outside classroom. The Department of Sociological Studies is proud of its experienced, competent, and qualified faculty members who are sincerely committed to inspire and groom the students inside and outside the classrooms.

Department Overview

Established in

2012
(Initially named as Centre for Sociological Sciences and since 2018 name changed to Department of Sociological Studies

Employee Strength

Faculty- 06
Staffs - 01

Student Strength

Research Scholar & JRF-20
PG-Students -66
MPhil/PhD Graduated - 02

Placement 2021
(Job, Higher Studies)

x (tentative)

Publications & Patent
(Last 5-Years)

Publications-
Books -

 

 

Board of Studies (BoS)

BoS is a statutory body for each department/centre, primarily responsible for syllabus design and regular update. As described in the Ordinance section 25.10,

The functions of the Board of Studies shall be:-

  • To recommend to the School Board, courses of studies offered by the Department/Centre and continue updating syllabus;
  • To take all steps in accordance with the provisions of the Regulations about teaching and evaluation of various courses/programmes of the Department/Centre;
  • To recommend to the School Board measures for the improvement of teaching and research in the Department/Centre;
  • To constitute panels of experts to be considered for appointment as Examiners, Board of Examiners for various courses/academic programmes and M.Phil./Ph.D. thesis representing various specializations of Departments/Centres; and
  • To perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the School Board, the Academic Council, the Executive Council and the Vice-Chancellor.

Department Committee (DC)

As enshrined in the Ordinace-26, the Department/Centre Committee (DC/CC) shall consist of the Head of the Department/Centre, as Chairperson ex-officio, and all faculty members of the Department/Centre.

26.2 The Department/Centre Committee shall have the following functions, namely–

  • To make proposals to the Board of Studies on academic programmes concerning teaching and research, and the creation, specialization and abolition of teaching posts;
  • To propose schemes for the maintenance and improvement of the standards of various programmes of study and research of the Department/Centre;
  • To apportion the teaching and co-curricular work of the Department/Centre among the teachers thereof and monitor the proper execution thereof;
  • To consider and decide on the assignment and utilisation of the space, equipment and other assets of the Department/Centre and other matters of general and academic interest of the Department/Centre;
  • To consider and recommend perspectives and major thrust areas for research and to propose research projects to be taken up by the members of the Department/Centre, individually/collectively;
  • To review and apprise the SRC/URC with the current status of research in Department/Centre;
  • To suggest to SRC/URC norms related to qualifications and research experience of a faculty to be recognized as a research degree supervisor and to constitute Department/Centre Research Degree Committee (DRC/CRC);
  • To suggest to University Admission, Teaching and Evaluation Committee (UATEC) on any issue related to admission, teaching, continuous evaluation in courses and students’ assessment of courses, offered by the Department/Centre to improve quality of education.
  • To constitute such Committee(s) comprising members of the Department/Centre, and if necessary external experts, for framing and implementation of rules and regulations related to admission, teaching, continuous evaluation, maintenance of students’ records including alumni affairs as well as promotion of research and development; and
  • To perform such other functions as may be assigned by the Ordinances or Regulations, or by the Vice- Chancellor/Dean/School Board from time to time.

Department Research Degree Committee (DRDC)

Departmental/Centre Research Degree Committee (DRDC/CRDC) deal with all matters connected with the Ph.D. Programme of the Department and report the matter to the University Research Degree Committee (URDC), as per University Ordinance-33. It consists of the Head of Department/Centre as Chairman and other faculties in the department.

Functions of DRDC/CRDC are as follows:

  • Allotment of Supervisor, Co-Supervisor, recording reasons for not admitting a candidate.
  • Recommendation for extension of time for submission of thesis
  • Recommendation to peruse a part of research outside the University
  • Approval of the Course Work
  • Assessment and Grading in Course Work
  • Monitoring the research progress of the candidate
  • Approval of Research plan proposal/language
  • Sanction of duty leave to the Ph.D. candidate
  • Assessment of Ph.D. work through pre-submission seminar
  • Maintaining the record of research paper publications of the candidate
  • 11 Recommendation of panel of experts for thesis evaluation
  • Assessment of revised thesis for satisfactory compliance, if any
  • Arrangement of Viva-voce in the absence of the supervisor
  • Recommendation to waive the Viva-voce

Research Advisory Committee (RAC)

A Research Advisory Committee (RAC) is constituted for every research scholar admitted in PhD programme. The Committee would guide the research scholar to develop the study design and methodology of research and to To periodically review and assist in the progress of the research work of the research scholar. The committee shall have also have power to recommend the co-supervisor and cancellation of registration

VISION

To be recognized globally by acting locally through generating applicable knowledge in the field. This will help increase understanding about society, its problems and needs. The Department aspires to develop students by value based interdisciplinary quality education and research with commitment to their ethical and multidimensional development which will contribute towards their educational, social and economic wellbeing.

MISSION

The Department is committed to:

  1. Academic freedom, constructive discourse, and the creation of an inclusive and diverse scholarly community where the dignity and value of all persons are respected.
  2. Promote the intellectual development of the students and faculty in a vibrant conducive academic environment.
  3. Inculcate goals and values stated in the Constitution of India among the students with the theoretical understanding of the discipline.

  • Objectives of the Program:
    • The two year (four semesters) Post Graduate Programmes (M.A. in Sociology and MA in Social Work) are designed to equip the students with knowledge and skill in the fields of Sociology and Social Work. The courses have been developed consistent with the rapid transformations the world is undergoing; it is imperative that these changes and development should be understood by a theoretical grasp of phenomena and by studying them with some methodological maturity.
  • Program Outcomes:
    • The Course focuses on improving human capitals for proficient and operative specialized social work practices, which includes teaching and research with diverse range of individuals, groups and communities by using a framework of social justice and human rights as well as sustainable and participatory development. It will help in developing qualified professionals to work in the field of development and welfare. At a more pragmatic level, they will be trained in mobilizing resources, managing development/welfare organizations, undertaking social action and advocacy initiatives, engaging in research/policy studies and policy formulation. This will create job opportunities in government and civil society structure, professional institutions and industry, U.N. Organizations, both at national and international levels.
  • Eligibility:
  • The eligibility requirement for M.A. in Social Work/Sociology shall be Bachelor’s Degree in any stream (Arts, Science and Commerce) from any recognized University.
  • Intake: 45
  • Objectives of the Program:
    • The two year (four semesters) Post Graduate Programmes (M.A. in Sociology and MA in Social Work) are designed to equip the students with knowledge and skill in the fields of Sociology and Social Work. The courses have been developed consistent with the rapid transformations the world is undergoing; it is imperative that these changes and development should be understood by a theoretical grasp of phenomena and by studying them with some methodological maturity.
  • Program Outcomes:
    • The Department focuses on providing conducive academic environment to students for the understanding of contemporary social phenomena sandwiched between classical sociological thought and traditional Vedic Philosophy. This Course also targets for recognizing globally by acting locally through generating applicable knowledge in the field. This will help increase understanding about society, its problems and needs which will provide foundation for further research in diverse areas.
  • Eligibility:
  • The eligibility requirement for M.A. in Social Work/Sociology shall be Bachelor’s Degree in any stream (Arts, Science and Commerce) from any recognized University. .
  • Intake: 45
  • Objectives of the Program:
    • To equip the students with latest sociological knowledge pertaining to various sub-fields within the discipline of sociology.
    • To orient the students for comprehending, analysing and critically assessing the social reality from sociological perspective.
    • To inculcate the analytical ability, research aptitude and relevant skills in the students useful for their social and professional life
    • To prepare the students for undertaking research, jobs in Colleges / Universities / Research Institutions, various Government Departments and Non-governmental organizations as well as for various competitive examinations.
  • Program Outcomes:
    • The Course focuses on providing conducive academic environment to students for the understanding of contemporary social phenomena sandwiched between classical sociological thought and traditional Vedic Philosophy. This Course also targets for recognizing globally by acting locally through generating applicable knowledge in the field. This will help increase understanding about society, its problems and needs which will provide foundation for further research in diverse areas.
  • Eligibility:
  • The eligibility requirement for Ph.D. in Sociology shall be M. A. in Social Sciences from any recognized University.
  • Intake: Subject to availability of seats as notified
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S.No. Research Scholar/JRF/Project staff Photograph Guide Academic Qualification Research Area Achievement/Award /Publication
1 Abhyanand
kr.abhyanand93@gmail.com
CUSB1701375001
Dr. Priya Ranjan M.A. Sociology of Education UGC JRF
2 RAHUL DUBEY
rahuldubey048@gmail.com
Dr. HARESH NARAYAN PANDEY MA MODERNIZATION AND SOCIO-CULTURAL CHANGE Dr. AMBEDDKAR INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP AWARDED FROM Dr. AMBEDKAR INTERNATIONAL CENTRE NEW DELHI
3 Aditya Kumar
adityaprakash433@gmail.com
CUSB1801375001
Dr.Jitendra Ram MA Environmental sociology Junior research fellowship
4 Shubham Tiwari
tiwarishubham51125@gmail.com
CUSB1901375005
Dr. Anil Kumar Singh Jha MA Gender, Gerontology NA
5 Garima
shuklagarima1994@gmail.com
Sociology Of Education
6 Sanjiv Kumar
sanjivbhu011@gmail.com
CUSB1801375006
Dr. Jitendra Ram MA Tribal Study
7 SANJAY KUMAR VERMA
09.vermasanjay@gmail.com
CUSB2001375005
Dr.H.N Pandey MA NA
8 Ananya Rajlakshmi
ananya001234@gmail.com
CUSB2001375001
Anil kumar singh jha MA in sociology Gender and health N/A
9 DEEPAK KUMAR KANNAUJIYA
deepakkumarbhu94@gmail.com
Dr. Parijat Pradhan M.A. Indian Rural youth and Social Media NFSC
10 RAVI KUMAR
ravi@cusb.ac.in
CUSB1801375005
Dr. Jitendra Ram M.A. in Sociology Impact of Right to Education Act 2009: A Sociological Study of Dalits Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (SC)
11 Arshi Khanam
khanamarshi66@gmail.com
CUSB 1901375001
Dr Priya Ranjan MA, Ph.D (persuing) Social Media and its Impact on University Students:A Sociological Study of Patna University And Central University Of South Bihar UGC NET, Maulaana Azaad National fellowship
12 Swetank
shwetanksunny10@gmail.com
CUSB2001375006
Dr.Jitendra Ram M.A Social Exclusion N/A
13 Prity kumari
prity@cusb.ac.in
CUSB1901375004
Dr.Anil Kumar Singh Jha MA. Sociology Status of Unorganised Women Workers in Coal Mines: A Sociological Study of Dhanbad(Jharkhand) National Eligibility Test
14 NAZMI PERWEEN
nazmiparween27@gmail.com
CUSB1801375003
Dr.Anil Kumar Singh jha MA MODERNIZATION AND WOMEN EMPOWERMEN: A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY OF MUSLIM WOMEN IN PATNA AWARDED MAULANA AZAD NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOR MINORITY STUDENTS
15 KM REETU RANI
ranireetu1728@gmail.com
CUSB1901375003
Dr.Parijat Pradhan MA (SOCIOLOGY) Impact of Globalization on Peasant Society and the related challenges: A Sociological Study based On Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh UGC NET
16 Vijyeta Kumari
vijyetakri@gmail.com
CUSB1801375007
Dr. Anil Kumar Singh Jha MA in Sociology Work- Life Balance among Married Women: A Sociological study of Patna in Bihar. National Eligibility Test
17 Garima
shuklagarima1994@gmail.com
Cusb2001375003
Dr. Priya Ranjan M.A Sociology Of Education
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Department of Sociological Studies

  • Present Head
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Dr. Anil Kumar Singh Jha 18.02.2019-Onwards Contact : +91 - 9414783854
Email: anilsinghjha@cusb.ac.in
  • Former Heads
  1. Prof. Sanat Kumar Sharma (18.02.2016-17.02.2019)
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